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ADDINTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.

Chuistoutjkoh March 27.

To entry of stock of »lt olatSL-a to day waa ma'o.iany tfj e'ed by th>) ioolemonoy of the weather duricg the past two or three clay a There was but a email market, but the attendance of the public wftß lurge.

Fax Lambs— -The vary email entry ceuH-d the (Kmand to be keen, and tho prices of those cold were from Is 9d to 2\ m advance uf former qu titlone, aa high aa 10j 3d being obtained for one specially good lice of oroflsbrecta'. Calves —-Only tiro or three linea met wltt a ready a»)e At good prlosa. Fat Siibrjp.— There were only about 4 00 cutered, and taken all round there was a very marked Imprr voment m the B«le. Specially good lines of prime mutton jv.aliaed v/ell up to 2/d par lb, and ( m ) were eat {mated to go a bit aboye 'ills, while there woe, In cotiß< qupoce of i # .f>: rutall er.try, ». doaldud Improvement. m the tiftio <i. flwc c.nd morh'O mutton. ; c-torb Fheb? — Ocly three or four Hoes of store sheep were yarded. These sold aa follows : — Merino ewei from 2s 7d to 4 1, aoc.irdtng to quality ; dossbred ewes from 5s 9 J t-> 6a 3J. Ftokb Oat tle. —There waa a very mixtd entry of this description, no decent lines being submitted, bat, obit fly odd bis, nud though '.here seemed to be more donvind, tho prlcoa gniued do not iodickte thn state of tho market. Doubtless the improved utato of pastures will cause a re aotlon m this class of stuok. Several unqulriea were made during the day for linna of good yourgsters. Fat Uattle. — The entry wr>a not a lar^>^ otio, hot there was more activity displayed m ih.; «a!e, whtoh showed a marked frnpfivuineut throughoat.. In the i;h8« of tho bust bnllookfl, there was » lipe tqoal m abont 15a per head, and the li.cioiiaa 1 quotation for primo quality may bo t;ivon at 16) 6i per Jnferlcr tgtlo aqd hoifor beef were dull of aa)ei

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2096, 28 March 1889

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ADDINTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2096, 28 March 1889

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